(SBS News) Australia is among a group of coal-supporting economies singled out as not getting a spot on the list of 63 speakers at the upcoming UN climate change summit.
Environmental advocates welcomed the ‘unprecedented move’, saying it represented a rebuke of Australia’s climate change policies on the world stage.
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“Australia talks the talk, but it doesn't walk the walk. It is a global deviant for climate action," Dr Martin Rice, from the Climate Council of Australia, said.